Football verse

Happy Birthday Sir Tom

A birthday poem in Clerihew style to celebrate the 90th birthday of Sir Tom Finney, the finest footballer England has ever produced, and a man of great modesty.

Vladimir Antonov resigns from Portsmouth FC

A short verse noting that Portsmouth FC’s parent company Convers Sports Initiatives plc has gone into administration and that Russian Chairman Vladimir Antonov has left the beleaguered club.


About this site likes to mark significant moments in public life with a short verse - usually in Clerihew form. We've tightened our poetic belt and cut everything right back to the bare essentials. Every verse on this site takes up fewer than 140 characters, so feel free to tweet them to your friends.

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